Euronext completes FastMatch acquisition

Exchange operator receives regulatory and anti-trust approval to continue muscling its way into FX

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European stock exchange operator Euronext has completed its acquisition of 90% of foreign exchange trading platform FastMatch, solidifying its move into the currency space.

Euronext announced the completion on August 14, after receiving regulatory and anti-trust approval to move forward with its purchase of the venue.

The stock exchange operator moved to enter the FX space on May 23, when it announced an initial $153 million deal to acquire the institutional electronic communication network (E

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